23. Edmund4 Bayley (II) (Hannah3 Scarburgh, Ursula2 Whittington, William1) was born about 1693. Edmund died 1750 in Accomack Co., VA, at 57 years of age. (Stratton Nottingham, Wills & Admin. Acc. Co.)

He married twice. He married Rose Fisher in Northampton Co., VA, about 1730. Rose was born about 1715. Rose was the daughter of Maddox Fisher and Sarah(wife of Maddox Fisher). Rose died about 1745. The tombstone of Thomas Bayly says he was the son of Edmund Bayly and Rose Fisher, daughter of Maddox Fisher, grandson of Edmund Bayly, and great grandson of Richard Bayly of Craddock. (Ralph Whitelaw, VA Eastern Shore, p. 980) Mjr. Esme Bayly of Somerset was "uncle" of Col. Thomas Bayly of Accomack. (Isaac W.K. Handy, Annals and Memorials of the Handy's and Their Kindred) See The Fisher Family Journal and The Patience "V" Journal.

He married Tabitha Custis before 1750. Tabitha was born about 1700. Tabitha was the daughter of Thomas Custis and Elizabeth Custis. Tabitha died about 1770 in Accomack Co., VA. (Bill Burton; M.K. Miles)

He made a will in Accomack Co., VA, January 13, 1750. (Stratton Nottingham, Wills & Admin. Acc. Co., p. 160)

Edmund's will was probated in Accomack Co., VA, March 26, 1751. By his father's will, Edmund was to be under the guide & direction of an uncle, Morris Shepherd. Hannah Scarburgh's sister, Edmond Memoria Scarburgh, married Morris Shepherd, making him uncle to Hannah's children. Edmund received all his father's land on the seaside, containing 800 acres. (Stratton Nottingham, Wills & Admin. Acc. Co., p. 57-58) Edmund named his children, friend Joachim Michael and son John were executors. Thomas Crippen was a witness to the will; Thomas was his brother-in-law. Probate shows Littleton Scarburgh Major appointed guardian to Edmund, heir at law to the testator. (Stratton Nottingham, Wills & Admin. Acc. Co., p. 160-161)

Edmund Bayley(II) and Rose Fisher had the following children:

child + 49 i. Tabitha5 Bayley.

child 50 ii. Rose Bayley.

child 51 iii. Levin Bayley. He married Nanny. Levin was a cabinet maker.

child 52 iv. Hancock Bayley.

child + 53 v. John Bayley was born about 1726.

child + 54 vi. Edmund Bayley(III) was born about 1730.

child + 55 vii. Thomas Bayly(Col.) was born March 14, 1737.

child + 56 viii. Esme Bayley(Mjr.) was born December 27, 1740.

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